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Wilders, Verhagen and dhimmitude

Reader comment on item: Will Geert Wilders Show His Film on the Koran[, Fitna]?

Submitted by Adrian (Netherlands), Mar 1, 2008 at 09:12

Maxime Verhagen, minister of Foreign Affairs in The Netherlands:

"Freedom of expression doesn't mean the right to offend."

This maybe so, but one might argue that feeling offended by expression is not a license to commit violence.

In this light it makes Verhagen the Chamberlain of this day and age.

Geert Wilders should carry on with Fitna, regardless the intimidation of his political counterparts. Wilders is the messenger of the issue, and is definitely NOT the issue itself.

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